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The concept of Superposition is rendered obsolete by the way particles move.


A single photon is directed to a beamsplitter where it goes either right or left. At the end of each path is a photon detector. Before the photon is detected standard physics says that the photon is in a state of superposition where it “exists” as probabilities of going right or left. The photon can be brought out of superposition with a measurement. The measurement is said to bring the photon instantaneously out of superposition so that it “really exists”.  The measurement is said to collapse the wave function and presents one of the possible photon states to us as a reality.


DWT says that the photon moves by λ-hopping and that just before it hits the beamsplitter it disappears and then reappears on the other side of the beamsplitter traveling to the right or to the left not both. The particle can be brought out of its λ-hop prematurely with the application of the proper amount of energy and this would correspond to making a measurement. The particle’s reappearance is completely deterministic in that it is following rules even though it technically does not exist. It is as if the particle sees the entire environment when it hops and chooses the best place to reappear (as Feynman describes in his QED-Sum Over Histories).


The concept of digital waves (λ-hopping) has certain similarities to superposition with one big exception in that there is no uncertainty.  The particle during the hop technically does not exist even though behind the scenes it acts as if it is progressing deterministically, going to the right or to the left not both. It is not in an ambiguous superposition where it is progressing right and left at the same time. This might seem like a subtle point, but it will explain things like the EPR controversy.  EPR is discussed in the next two sections.

Superposition was and is a valid concept used to account for wave interference in classical physics, and was developed by both Huygens and Fourier. Superposition fit nicely with the Schrodinger wave equation to make QM look like a continuous phenomena. However quantum mechanics is not a continuous phenomena because all QM particles and energy λ-hop.